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Tippett: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 / Brabbins, BBC Scottish Symphony


Release Date: 01/05/2018 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 68203  
Composer:  Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Tippett's first two published symphonies are mature and confident works dating from the middle of the last century. These coruscating accounts from Martyn Brabbins and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra are sure to win new friends for this marvelous music.

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REVIEW:

Easily the equal of his distinguished predecessors in this repertory, Brabbins gives maximum weight to the way Tippett turns expectations on its head in the First Symphony's startlingly conceived outer movements. By showing how the central movements compliment and balance the Second Symphony's outer ones, Brabbins gives the music maximum cogency. This is remarkable music-making, and recorded with all the appropriate richness of
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; London, England 
2.
Symphony no 2 by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956-1957; London, England 

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